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Moving day

We're changing platforms here -- again! -- so if all goes well, this blog will have a new address tomorrow. You can click on the link at www.news-sentinel.com and bookmark the site. I'm off this week, but I hope to get a few posts done, just to make sure the site is working.

In the meantime, here's an interesting article ( www.nytimes.com/2015/08/23/magazine/the-creative-apocalypse-that-wasn't.html/ )on "The creative apocalypse that wasn't."


Hve any insufferable SJWs in your life? That's social justice warrior, per Roosh V:

Creativity 101

If you've been in an office very long at all, you've undoubtedly had to endure more than one brainstorming session, those gatherings that usually produce little more than a stiff breeze. "Remember, there are no stupid ideas!" Remember that?

That's not the way creativity really works. Here's Isaac Asmimov, in a recently discovered, until now unpublished essay:

Posted in: Books, Current events

Race to judgment

No RIP for paper yet

Posted in: Books

Yo, Will, congrats

Beyond books

Cool, way cool:

Forget what you know about the library of the 20th century. You know, those dark places with clunky microform machines fossilizing in the basement and with rows of encyclopedias standing, perfectly alphabetized, in denial of their obsolescence.

Short and sweet

Congratulations to Alice Munro:

Alice Munro, the renowned Canadian short-story writer whose visceral work explores the tangled relationships between men and women, small-town existence and the fallibility of memory, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. Ms. Munro, 82, is the 13th woman to win the prize.

Posted in: Books

And the price is right, too

Never would have guessed it:

You know the saying “There’s a Starbucks on every corner”? Turns out there might be more free books on city blocks than those pricy coffees.

Posted in: Books, Food and Drink

Paperback righter